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Football Pools (Claims)

Volume 463: debated on Monday 28 March 1949

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48.

asked the Attorney-General how many prosecutions he has authorised since 1945 arising out of the failure of football pool organisations to pay out moneys claimed to have been won by their patrons.

None. Should any particular case of the kind referred to by the hon. Member amount to a criminal offence, its prosecution would not require my consent or that of the Director of Public Prosecutions.